Assistant Professor of Vertebrate Neurobiology
Haverford College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of vertebrate neurobiology to join the Biology Department in Fall 2015.
Haverford College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of vertebrate neurobiology to join the Biology Department in Fall 2015. A more advanced junior appointment may be considered under exceptional circumstances. Candidates must have a strong commitment both to teaching and to establishing a vigorous, externally funded research program engaging undergraduate students in fundamental areas such as developmental neurobiology, neuropathology, connectivity and neural networking, or sensory physiology, while working with a vertebrate model organism. The successful candidate will contribute to a vibrant curriculum in cell and molecular biology, will demonstrate readiness to teach a diverse student body at all levels of the curriculum and will assume an integral role in the interdisciplinary Neuroscience minor. A Ph.D. and post-doctoral experience are required. Applicants should submit a cover letter, cv, a statement of research plans, a brief statement of teaching philosophy and arrange to have three letters of recommendation submitted via Interfolio ( http://apply.interfolio.com/25805) or via email to Georgia Davidis Malone, Dossier Coordinator (firstname.lastname@example.org). To receive full consideration, all application materials must be received in electronic form by October 3, 2014. Haverford College (http://www.haverford.edu), located 12 miles northwest of Philadelphia, is a small liberal arts college with a strong record of faculty and student research.
Haverford College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability or veteran status. Haverford has a longstanding commitment to diversity rooted in values of inclusion and social justice, a commitment reflected in curriculum, classrooms, and communal composition of the College. Haverford welcomes applications from candidates who share these values and who will foster their contribution to the College’s educational mission.
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In keeping with Haverford College's long-standing policy of non-discrimination, the Board of Managers of Haverford College has established a program of affirmative action. The goal of this program is to attract and retain staff of high quality and diverse backgrounds and to do so without discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. In accordance with the Affirmative Action Policy, the College recruits persons in these protected categories as candidates for Haverford positions that become available. The results of the hiring process are reviewed regularly by the Affirmative Action Officer (AAO) to make certain these goals are being met.